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Fatal Explosion at Armidale

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Tuesday 29 September 1953, The Canberra Times

ARMIDALE, Monday.

A man was killed and, another
seriously injured in an explosion
at the Oakey River hydro-electric  
works this afternoon.

The dead man was Ricardo
Paulini, 55, married, of Riley St,
Surry Hills.  

His brother, Mario, single, of
the same address is in Armidale
Hospital in a serious condition.

Police believe the explosion oc-
curred when the men struck an
unexploded charge while using a
jack hammer.

Written by macalba

March 13, 2010 at 7:40 pm

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